Omega-3 Insights Magazine: Market Trends & Outlook
Numerous variables must be considered when assessing the global market for omega-3 fatty acids. Geographies differ in their populations, health needs, education levels, product development efforts and supplies of nutrient-rich foods. Although the use of supplements and fortified foods varies throughout the world, one constant is the potential for growth. Takeaways include: *North America and Asia Pacific comprise 72 percent of the total global retail value of omega-3s. *Growing niches include high concentrates, post-natal, combination formulas, beauty and elder care. *The 2014 raw materials decline was not global, but concentrated in a few of the largest markets.